BAI Beacon

BAI Beacon
By Rebecca Gibson | 30 September 2016

5-6 October; McCormick Place, Chicago, US

Immersive event will focus on the major issues facing financial services leaders

Letting go of the nuts and bolts of insurance

Letting go of the nuts and bolts of insurance
By Guest | 30 September 2016

A large proportion of insurers cling on to every aspect of their IT systems, which are often made up of incumbent systems that only serve to weigh them down. Stephen Hollands from Willis Towers Watson says that letting go can be liberating

Stephen Hollands from Willis Towers Watson says insurers cling on to incumbent systems

Microsoft creates new Artificial Intelligence and Research Group

Microsoft creates new Artificial Intelligence and Research Group
By Lindsay James | 30 September 2016

Computer vision luminary Harry Shum to lead more than 5,000 people worldwide

Directions EMEA to showcase Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017

Directions EMEA to showcase Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017
By Guest | 30 September 2016

Magdalena Janas, marketing specialist at IT.integro and the Directions EMEA Committee, highlights what Microsoft partners and delegates can expect at the 2016 event this October

A look at the highlights Microsoft partners and delegates can expect this October

Banks to discuss big data and analytics at summit this October

Banks to discuss big data and analytics at summit this October
By Rebecca Gibson | 30 September 2016

Event aimed at banks who want to adopt new data technologies to overcome payment fraud

Renault-Nissan and Microsoft to use Azure to develop connected cars

Renault-Nissan and Microsoft to use Azure to develop connected cars
By Rebecca Gibson | 29 September 2016

Companies to create connected services and in-car productivity tools powered by the cloud

Ignite 2016: IBM showcases how it is working with Microsoft

Ignite 2016: IBM showcases how it is working with Microsoft
By Guest | 29 September 2016

Steven Jacobowitz, Associate Partner for Microsoft Dynamics CRM Global, outlines IBM’s focus at Ignite

Steven Jacobowitz shares the capabilities that IBM is presenting at Microsoft Ignite 2016

Deutsche Bank’s strategy for collaborating with fintechs

Deutsche Bank’s strategy for collaborating with fintechs
By Lindsay James | 29 September 2016

Matthaeus Sielecki, Head of Working Capital Advisory in the financial technology department at Deutsche Bank, tells us what he believes is the most effective strategy for working with fintech companies and outlines his thoughts for the future of the financial services industry

Matthaeus Sielecki from Deutsche Bank outlines the most effective strategy for working with fintechs

Creating a safer world in which to do business

Creating a safer world in which to do business
By Lindsay James | 29 September 2016

Cybercrime is an increasing concern for businesses the world over. Ann Johnson, Vice President of Microsoft’s Enterprise Cybersecurity Group, is joined by a number of key partners to explain what is being done to tackle the threats and create peace of mind

Microsoft's Ann Johnson explains what is being done to tackle threats and create peace of mind

Fullerton Health adopts machine learning and advanced analytics

Fullerton Health adopts machine learning and advanced analytics
By Sean Dudley | 29 September 2016

Singapore-based healthcare solution provider adopts innovative Microsoft technologies

Ignite: Microsoft and Adobe reveal new cloud partnership

Ignite: Microsoft and Adobe reveal new cloud partnership
By Rebecca Gibson | 28 September 2016

Partnership will enable enterprises to benefit from Azure, Dynamics 365 and Adobe Marketing Cloud

Why banks should shed their caution about the cloud

Why banks should shed their caution about the cloud
By Jacqui Griffiths | 28 September 2016

Microsoft’s Sean Foley explains how the changing regulatory landscape is accelerating banks’ move to the cloud

Microsoft’s Sean Foley explains how changing regulations are facilitating faster cloud adoption

Streamlining stock control at UK charity Sue Ryder

Streamlining stock control at UK charity Sue Ryder
By Rebecca Gibson | 28 September 2016

Sue Ryder aims to improve inventory management across its high street shops and several online stores with the help of K3 Retail

The UK charity aims to improve inventory management across stores with the help of K3 Retail

Uber enhances security with Microsoft Cognitive Services

Uber enhances security with Microsoft Cognitive Services
By Sean Dudley | 28 September 2016

Drivers to take selfies before using service to help prevent fraud and protect accounts

BAML and Microsoft enter new blockchain collaboration

BAML and Microsoft enter new blockchain collaboration
By Sean Dudley | 27 September 2016

US bank aiming to transform trade finance transacting with Azure Blockchain as a Service

Real-time data a top priority for corporate banks, says Temenos

Real-time data a top priority for corporate banks, says Temenos
By Rebecca Gibson | 27 September 2016

New study finds 35% of corporates believe a lack of real-time data is a major operational challenge

Fintech innovation and cybersecurity top the bill at Sibos

Fintech innovation and cybersecurity top the bill at Sibos
By Rebecca Lambert | 27 September 2016

Finserv leaders gather in Geneva to discuss the top technology trends impacting the industry

Ignite: Microsoft releases Windows Server 2016

Ignite: Microsoft releases Windows Server 2016
By Sean Dudley | 27 September 2016

Server operating system aims to ease customers’ transition to the cloud

Helping retailers to become seamless and secure

Helping retailers to become seamless and secure
By Guest | 27 September 2016

This is the second in a series of articles by Microsoft’s Vic Miles that explores the need to innovate around the friction points of achieving retail goals. Here he looks at the metrics related to consumer engagement across channels

Microsoft’s Vic Miles looks at the metrics related to consumer engagement across channels

Dell unveils Latitude E7270: the world’s most powerful thin client

Dell unveils Latitude E7270: the world’s most powerful thin client
By Lindsay James | 26 September 2016

The Latitude 3460 mobile thin client also joins Dell’s new product portfolio

Microsoft Ignite: Scott Guthrie announces new products and services

Microsoft Ignite: Scott Guthrie announces new products and services
By Lindsay James | 26 September 2016

Microsoft has announced new solutions spanning security, productivity, intelligence and the cloud

Dassault Systèmes launches Perfect Order solution experience

Dassault Systèmes launches Perfect Order solution experience
By Sean Dudley | 26 September 2016

New release will help companies in the mining industry manage their supply chain

Microsoft's Karen Cone discusses the future of financial services

Microsoft's Karen Cone discusses the future of financial services
By Lindsay James | 26 September 2016

As general manager of the worldwide financial services sector at Microsoft, Karen Cone is privy to the major challenges facing financial services organisations today. Here she explains how Microsoft is facilitating a brighter future for the industry

Karen Cone tells Lindsay James how Microsoft is facilitating a brighter future for banks and insurers

Minecraft: Education Edition to be released in November

Minecraft: Education Edition to be released in November
By Lindsay James | 26 September 2016

Feedback from thousands of teachers and students has helped shape the new release

Hack the Classroom aims to inspire educators to adopt new ideas

Hack the Classroom aims to inspire educators to adopt new ideas
By Sean Dudley | 23 September 2016

Microsoft online event takes place from 8am-10am PST on 24 September 2016

Microsoft talks Sibos: what to expect from this year’s event

Microsoft talks Sibos: what to expect from this year’s event
By Jacqui Griffiths | 23 September 2016

As financial services leaders come together in Geneva for Sibos 2016, Peter Hazou and Rupesh Khendry explain what Microsoft is looking forward to showcasing at the event

Peter Hazou and Rupesh Khendry tell us what Microsoft will be showcasing at Sibos next week

The Autumn 2016 issue of The Record is out now

The Autumn 2016 issue of The Record is out now
By Lindsay James | 23 September 2016

The latest issue covers cybersecurity, the future of financial services, trends in media and more

Big Data & Analytics for Banking Summit

Big Data & Analytics for Banking Summit
By Rebecca Gibson | 22 September 2016

19-20 October; InterContinental Grand Stanford Hotel, Hong Kong

The summit will explore how banks can implement successful big data initiatives

Companies that leverage data consistently outperform ‘laggards’

Companies that leverage data consistently outperform ‘laggards’
By Lindsay James | 22 September 2016

A new whitepaper from Keystone Research reveals the importance of data and analytics

Microsoft collaborates with Daimler to enable the ‘In Car Office’

Microsoft collaborates with Daimler to enable the ‘In Car Office’
By Sean Dudley | 22 September 2016

Office 365 communication services to be delivered to drivers in their vehicle

Voting opens for 2016 Efma-Accenture Innovation Awards

Voting opens for 2016 Efma-Accenture Innovation Awards
By Lindsay James | 21 September 2016

Joint initiative aims to reward the most innovative projects in retail financial services at a global level

Microsoft unveils new Nokia 216 Dual SIM feature phone

Microsoft unveils new Nokia 216 Dual SIM feature phone
By Lindsay James | 21 September 2016

The mobile phone will be released in fourteen Asian markets, with prices starting at just US$29.00

Microsoft opens new Azure data centres in Germany

Microsoft opens new Azure data centres in Germany
By Rebecca Gibson | 21 September 2016

Centres offer a new, differentiated option to Microsoft Cloud services already available across Europe

Exelon turns to Microsoft Office 365 and the cloud

Exelon turns to Microsoft Office 365 and the cloud
By Sean Dudley | 21 September 2016

US energy company’s digital transformation aims to enhance employee productivity and collaboration

Digital technology to transform automotive industry

Digital technology to transform automotive industry
By Rebecca Gibson | 20 September 2016

Microsoft predicts manufacturers will reimagine how they build cars

Microsoft helps epilepsy patients to predict seizures

Microsoft helps epilepsy patients to predict seizures
By Rebecca Gibson | 19 September 2016

MyCareCentric Epilepsy app leverages Microsoft Band, machine learning and Microsoft Azure

New Microsoft Technology Center opens in Seattle

New Microsoft Technology Center opens in Seattle
By Lindsay James | 19 September 2016

The grand opening event showcased a number of emerging technologies including HoloLens

Dell reveals new selection of Windows 10-powered laptops

Dell reveals new selection of Windows 10-powered laptops
By Sean Dudley | 16 September 2016

XPS 13, Inspiron 15 5000 and Inspiron 17 500 will be available from 4 October

Powerful productivity at London Business School

Powerful productivity at London Business School
By Lindsay James | 16 September 2016

By implementing a unified communications platform from Outsourcery, London Business School is able to collaborate much more easily, resulting in greater productivity

London Business School has implemented a unified communications platform from Outsourcery

Protecting government agencies from cyberattacks

Protecting government agencies from cyberattacks
By Guest | 16 September 2016

A cybersecurity attack on a government agency can put the personal data of citizens and employees at risk and potentially have wider security and safety repercussions, says Microsoft’s Paul Hart

Microsoft’s Paul Hart says a cyberattack on a government agency can have huge repercussions

Personalising citizen services at East Hampshire District Council

Personalising citizen services at East Hampshire District Council
By Rebecca Gibson | 15 September 2016

Optevia is helping East Hampshire District Council to undertake its biggest-ever IT operations and citizen services transformation and go council tax-free by 2024

Optevia is helping East Hampshire District Council to undertake its biggest ever IT transformation

Boosting supply chain visibility at Faurecia

Boosting supply chain visibility at Faurecia
By Lindsay James | 15 September 2016

One of the world’s largest automotive equipment suppliers is rolling out internet of things connectivity powered by Kepware across its operations in 34 countries

One of the world’s largest automotive equipment suppliers is rolling out internet of things connectivity

Miami-Dade Police Department boosts public trust with new solutions

Miami-Dade Police Department boosts public trust with new solutions
By Sean Dudley | 15 September 2016

Body-worn cameras and Citizens On Patrol app builds closer ties with communities in Florida County

Australian Radio Network stays ahead of the curve with Microsoft

Australian Radio Network stays ahead of the curve with Microsoft
By Lindsay James | 15 September 2016

The popular radio network has implemented a range of solutions including Office 365 and Azure

IT organisations must update network access policy to manage IoT devices

IT organisations must update network access policy to manage IoT devices
By Rebecca Gibson | 14 September 2016

Gartner also advises IT leaders to adopt wifi connectivity policies and other best practices

Achieving around the clock availability and better disaster recovery

Achieving around the clock availability and better disaster recovery
By Sean Dudley | 14 September 2016

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health is better placed to meet the needs of its patients thanks to Veeam Backup & Replication

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health is benefitting from Veeam Backup & Replication

How Keoghs is embracing Skype for Business

How Keoghs is embracing Skype for Business
By Lindsay James | 14 September 2016

The top 100 law firm is deploying Skype for Business, with help from Outsourcery. The solution is expected to bring new efficiencies and support the company’s growth

The top 100 law firm is deploying Skype for Business with help from Microsoft partner Outsourcery

New Microsoft platform allows users to search video content

New Microsoft platform allows users to search video content
By Lindsay James | 14 September 2016

The Video Breakdown solution blurs the lines between content consumers and producers

New media service from Microsoft automatically blurs faces in video

New media service from Microsoft automatically blurs faces in video
By Rebecca Lambert | 13 September 2016

Azure Media Redactor has been designed for scenarios where individuals must remain anonymous

HP selects Microsoft CRM Online to boost sales and partner engagement

HP selects Microsoft CRM Online to boost sales and partner engagement
By Sean Dudley | 13 September 2016

Company to harness the powers of Azure, Office 365 and other Microsoft Cloud solutions